Current Lab Members

Nicholas Mitsiades, M.D., Ph.D. (Principal Investigator)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Hematology/Oncology
and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Margaret Alkek Research Building, R407
One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030
Tel: (713) 798-2205, Fax: (713) 798-6677
Email: mitsiade@bcm.edu

Lab Address:
Margaret Alkek Research Building, R451C
One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030
Tel: (713) 798-5293, Fax: (713) 798-6677

Current Research Scientists in Mitsiades Lab

Boming Dong, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Department of Medicine
Email: boming.dong@bcm.edu

Chuandong Geng, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Email: cgeng@bcm.edu

Min Li, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Email: min.li2@bcm.edu

David Medina, M.D.
Research Student
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: david.medina@bcm.edu

Darlene Skapura, B.S.
Senior Research Assistant
Department of Medicine
Email: darlene.skapura@bcm.edu

Sheng Zhang, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Department of Medicine
Email: shengz@bcm.edu

Current Data Scientists/Collaborators of the Mitsiades Lab

Cristian Coarfa, Ph.D., MS
Assistant Professor, Director of Bioinformatics Core
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Margaret Alkek Research Building, R450A
One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030

Jianrong Dong, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: jianrong.dong@bcm.edu

Dimuthu Perera, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Analyst I
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: piyarath@bcm.edu

Badrajee Piyarathna, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: piyarath@bcm.edu

Kimal Rajapakshe, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: kimal.rajapakshe@bcm.edu

Former Members of Mitsiades Lab

Christopher Foley, Ph.D. (Former Graduate Student, 2012-2017), Current: Entrepreneurship Fellow at Fannin Innovation Studio, Houston, Texas.

Menaka Bolaki, MS, (Former Research Assistant, 2015-2016), Current: Research Associate, Celltex Therapeutics Corporation, Houston, Texas

Warren Fiskus, Ph.D., (Former Postdoctoral Associate, 2013-2015), Current: Assistant Professor, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030

Bin He, Ph.D., (Former Research Assistant Professor), Current: Research Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Shreejal Shah, MS, (Former Research Assistant), Current: Researcher, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Medford, Mass.

Asheesh Shah, MS, (Former Research Assistant)

Richard Bond, Ph.D., (Former Research Assistant)

Vijay Kumar Eedunuri, Ph.D., (Former Postdoctoral Associate), Current: Postdoctoral Associate, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.

Sue Ann Chew, Ph.D., (Former Postdoctoral Associate), Current: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Brownsville, Texas

Junaith S. Mohamed, Ph.D., (Former Postdoctoral Associate), Current: Assistant Professor, West Virginia University Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, WV

Diego J. Bedoya, M.D., (Former Postdoctoral Associate), Current: Attending Physician Clearview Cancer Institute, Huntsville, Ala.